The Kern County Public Health Department confirmed Tuesday 216 new COVID-19 cases, the most ever confirmed in one day.
And this isn’t the only metric Kern is seeing a drastic rise in.
Health officials also confirmed 21 more people than the day before are isolating in the hospital, bringing the total number of hospitalizations to 146. Twenty-one new hospitalizations are the most ever confirmed new hospitalizations in one day.
The Public Health Department also announced three more COVID-19 related deaths, bringing the total to 87.
There are a total of 5,769 cases of COVID-19 in Kern. Of these cases, 3,870 people have recovered, while there are still 1,804 active cases.